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Jul 10, 2010 6:30pm EDT
. these issues come up all the time. >> in reading about what you are doing in maryland, you have been looking at the education side. you have been starting a statewide effort to make kids better consumers. how has that going? >> it is going well. it is critical. if you look at things like seat belts, designated drivers, drunk driving -- these are areas that coming years ago, they had very little culture surrounding them. we have to teach kids about the dangers of the internet. it is a wonderful an incredible tool with the world at your fingertips. there is an insidious, dark underbelly. we need to make them aware of that. the things that you put on her facebook page can and will be seen by your school, by colleges that you may want to go to, by prospective employers. you are very vulnerable. cyber-bullying is a real issue that occurs frequently. what we're doing is a program where we train the trainers. we work with people to explain to children, teachers, boy scout leaders, librarians, all about internet safety. public schools do not teach it. we want to educate parents and grandparents abou
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